Commenting on Baristanet

Baristanet reports on local issues, covers town meetings, shares food and entertainment news, and even helps people track down their lost pets. Baristanet also provides an opportunity for readers to discuss issues by commenting. Baristanet allows readers to comment on the site, as long as they don’t leave comments that violate our commenting guidelines. Comments that involve personal attacks, profanity or are argumentative, repetitive and hostile, will not be published. Using comments repeatedly to promote personal agenda/business will result in comments being marked as spam and removed. If you think your comment was rejected in error (or possibly marked as spam), write to with questions. Comments that question why a comment was removed will not be published.

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